Category Archives: Tech Tips for Freelancers

Using Flipped Learning in the College Classroom

As the instructional specialist in the Learning Center at Robeson Community College, I was asked to develop a workshop for faculty. I chose to offer this professional development opportunity on Flipped Learning. I did so in part because I was … Continue reading

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Creating Online Courses

I have long wanted to create video courses for my writing students and online students. I’ve dabbled here and there, but now I am jumping in with both feet (and keyboard) to join the new online video course craze. (It’s … Continue reading

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Leaving and Getting Reviews on Amazon

Reviews can make or break a book (and author) on Amazon. What can authors do to get more reviews? What can readers do when leaving a review? It’s only 20 words – help out indie authors by leaving a review! … Continue reading

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Publishing on Amazon

If you are like me, you’ve come to realize that publishing with traditional publishers is time consuming and costly. You send queries to publishers and agents (sometimes shelling out money!) and you only occasionally hear back from someone. It is … Continue reading

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Time Management Tools for the Busy Freelancer

I can hear my father telling me, “Time is money. Manage your time wisely; do it now!” In this fast paced culture, it is so easy to lose time, and therefore lose money. We need to set up a system … Continue reading

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Three Sites a Freelancer Can’t Do Without – And All Are FREE

Whatever type of freelancing you do, here are three tools you should check out right now. As a freelance writer and editor, I have tried many tools – most of them cost money and aren’t worth the price. These three … Continue reading

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Online Business Tools for Backing up Files and Scheduling

Running a business is hard work. There are some great online business tools for businesses of all sizes however. I’m sure I have barely scratched the surface when it comes to the variety of online business tools out there, but … Continue reading

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The Freelance Writer’s Toolkit UPDATED FOR 2012

Have a million questions about Freelancing? Want as many answers in one place as possible? You’ve come to the right place!       The Freelance Writer’s Toolkit: The Beginners Guide to Freelance Writing          UPDATED FOR … Continue reading

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Building a 5 paragraph essay

This is a powerpoint that I developed for my students. It shows how a 5 paragraph essay is constructed. Continue reading

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Tools of the Freelance Writer

What tools does the freelance writer need to get started in their freelance writing business? Continue reading

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